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Snake Wrangling for Kids

Learning to Program with Python

by Jason Briggs

Snake Wrangling for Kids

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Book Description

Python for Kids is a lighthearted introduction to the Python language and to programming in general, complete with illustrations and kid-friendly examples. We begin with the basics of how to install Python and write simple commands. In bite-sized chapters, you'll discover the essentials of Python, including how to use Python's extensive standard library, the difference between strings and lists, and using for-loops and while-loops. By the end of the book, readers have built a couple of games and created drawings with Python's graphics library, Tkinter. Each chapter closes with fun and relevant exercises that challenge the reader to put their newly acquired knowledge to the test.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA). You can download Snake Wrangling for Kids ebook for free in PDF format (1.4 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Not all snakes will squish you
Chapter 2
8 multiplied by 3.57 equals...
Chapter 3
Turtles, and other slow moving creatures
Chapter 4
How to ask a question
Chapter 5
Again and again
Chapter 6
Sort of like recycling...
Chapter 7
A short chapter about Files
Chapter 8
Turtles galore
Chapter 9
A bit graphic
Chapter 10
Where to go from here
Appendix A
Python Keywords
Appendix B
Built-in Functions
Appendix C
A Few Python Modules
Appendix D
Answers to "Things to try"

Book Details

Snake Wrangling for Kids
Computer Science
PDF Size
1.4 MB

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